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High Court's Cert Denials Include Same-Sex Benefits Case

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 6:47 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a trio of employment cases, including a closely watched suit over whether Houston can extend the same spousal benefits to city workers in same-sex and heterosexual marriages, and a former Bellagio employee's race and sex bias suit.

As part of its list of orders, the nation's highest court declined a certiorari petition from Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to review a Texas Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges did not...
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